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Will golf succeed or fail with its return to Olympics?

Golf is back at the Olympics, but is it by popular demand? The sport will return to the Olympics on Aug. 11 for the first time since 1904. While some fans are rooting for the sport at the Olympics, critics say that golf isn't a sport worthy of the Olympics

Meanwhile, golf superstar Rory McIlroy backed outleaving some to argue that the sport lacks the star power to make a strong return to the Olympics. But not all the champions are gone. Golfers like Rickie Fowler are happy to play and are focused to win!

Golf might succeed at the Olympics with the infrastructure built for it. But it might fail because some feel Rio isn't the right city, overall, to host the Olympics let alone have it be the host city for the return of golf.

But what do you think?

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There’s an explanation for everything. Golf, an already wealthy sport, is making its grand return to the Olympics to attract more supporters of the sport.
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Although Rickie is going to be the only U.S. golfer competing, he's determined to win. He told Golf Digest: “Looking forward to not only the opening ceremonies but getting to see some of the other athletes that are down there and seeing greatness happen in front of me," he said.
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And just look at how cool the golf course looks!
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And some golfers have big plans at the Olympics.
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Many feel like the Rio Olympics isn’t for golf.
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And not to mention, many started paying attention only because golfer Rory McIlroy backed out of the Olympics due to fear of the Zika virus.
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Damn it, Rory. Even worse, some accuse him of backing out because there just wasn't a good pay-day involved.
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And when some critics heard about Rory quitting the Olympics. They thought, “wait … why is Golf at the Olympics anyways. It’s doomed to fail!"
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But this is how golf would succeed at the Olympics. Rio isn't the place for the sport.
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Will golf succeed or fail with its return to Olympics?
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#GolfWillPrevail
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